Calgary Catholic Schools Debate Gambling Funding
As reported by the CBC News: "Trustees with the Calgary Catholic School District will debate on Wednesday the issue of raising funds through gambling, a practice the city's bishop has called morally problematic.
"Bishop Fred Henry sent a letter to the board last December outlining his concerns. Cathie Williams, the chair of the board trustees, said she is praying for a compromise on the issue that doesn't sacrifice one principle for the other.
"Trustees have consulted with school councils on the issue during the last month. While some have supported the bishop's request, Williams says others are worried what the lack in funding will mean for certain programs…"